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Manx Shearwater by Richard Cope

Sixty years of birding at the Calf of Man observatory

Shaun Murphy, Property Manager at Manx National Heritage, writes about the importance of the Calf of Man bird observatory, which is 60 year old this year, and some of the many 'firsts' it has recorded.


Biosphere takes part in Destinations at Olympia

UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man was represented at one of the British Isles' leading travel shows.


Sponsorship opportunities for Manx celebration at festival

The best of Manx culture, food, drink, art and culture will be showcased at a major festival in France this summer. And sponsors can get involved.

Beach walk

Telling visitors about our Biosphere

We in the Island know what a special place it is – but we must tell visitors and potential visitors, too.

Buoy Port Erin

The Irish Sea Centre: a new organisation at the heart of the Irish Sea ecosystem

The Irish Sea, with its surrounding coastal lands and river basins, islands and islets, is a semi-enclosed marine ecosystem, connected to the wider Celtic Seas and the North Atlantic.

Villa Marina

Villa Marina swaps throwaway plastic glasses for reusable versions

The Villa Marina is replacing single-use plastic glasses with more durable, reusable versions.

David Wright

New Biodiversity Warden David Wright talks about his role

David Wright joined the Ecosystem Policy Team in December as the Biodiversity Warden. David’s main responsibility is the Ayres National Nature Reserve (NNR), but he will also be working on Wildlife Act enforcement and ecological surveys and assessments across the Isle of Man.


Biosphere Partner celebrates landmark anniversary by helping community

Biosphere Partner Stewart Clague Services (SCS) is celebrating 50 years in business by raising £50,000 for local good causes.

Stephen Corran

Capturing that perfect picture of our Biosphere

The Isle of Man is a photographers' paradise but how do we ensure we capture it in spectacular images? We speak with local photographer Stephen Corran

Visit Laxey Valley

New organisation celebrates historic village

'Seven Kingdoms in One Valley'. That is how we like to think of Laxey. Its stunning landscape starts at the summit of Snaefell and extends all the way downhill through the villages of Agneash and Laxey to the superb coastal foreshore.